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Love the work, hate the job : why America's best workers are more unhappy than ever

Author: David Kusnet
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the growing dissatisfaction among American workers looks at the various factors that are causing the problem, arguing that indiscriminate cost-cutting and the pursuit of short-term profits, along with a lack of respect and workers having no say in the future of a business, are preventing workers from doing their best and fueling workplace conflicts.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kusnet, David, 1951-
Love the work, hate the job.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008
(OCoLC)698049010
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Kusnet
ISBN: 9780471742050 0471742058
OCLC Number: 191206484
Description: vii, 280 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Henry Kaiser's orphans --
From blue-collar blues to white-collar woes --
Graveyard shift --
Caring enough to get mad --
Cyber proles --
Aren't we technology workers? --
I know what it's like to be treated reasonably --
The love-hate workplace --
A company that hires engineers and other people --
The Max Planck institute for cynicism --
On strike for Boeing --
One of Boeing's best years ever.
Responsibility: David Kusnet.
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